Karl Shaffer, an associate creative director at W.B. Doner/ Detroit, has been named a VP, and Judy Little has joined the agency as an art director.
Barb Wiecek and Jim Black have been promoted from creative directors to executive creative directors at Tatham Euro RSCG, Chicago.Dan Lynch has been appointed creative director at Sicola Martin, an Austin, Texas-based ad agency.Dan Moore has been named a senior designer/art director at Grant/Jacoby, Chicago. Also at the agency: Gail Kennedy-Benson has joined as a group creative director, and Steven Yoder has been named a copywriter.
Robb Burnham, an art director, and Steve Casey, a copywriter, have joined Carmichael Lynch, Minneapolis.
Bill Rogers has been named a copywriter at Cramer-Krasselt/Chicago , and Lisa Howard has been named a senior art director.Randy Rosand has joined Long Haymes & Carr, Winston-Salem, N.C., as an associate art director. Also at the agency: Eric Gunzenhauser has been promoted to copywriter, and Michae l Murphy has been promoted to art director.
Kevin Gillen, a computer animator, has joined ACFG, the computer animation division of Tape House Digital, New York.Rupert Wainwright, a director, has joined the newly formed commercials production division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Culver City, Calif. Tracy Hauser has been named executive producer at the commercials division.
Denise Minter has been promoted to executive producer for commercials at Pacific Dat a Images, Sunnyvale, Calif. Steve Kimura, Chris Robb and Dante Lombardi have been named associate creative directors at BBDO West/Los Angeles.Mike Matson and Jeff King have been named co-creative group heads at Tampa-based ad agenc y Paradigm Communications.
Jeff Goldman and Dallas Baker have been appointed copywriters at Rives Carlberg, a Houston ad agency. Also at Rives, Jesus Felix has been promoted from art director to associate creative director.
Greg Laube, president at Hollywood's X-Stream Post, has been elected president at the West Coast chapter of the Association of Independent Commercial Editors.Geoff Barbey and Eric Lassoff of Barbey/Lassoff have been named East Coast repres entatives for Klasky Csupo Commercials, Los Angeles.
Mike Joyce, a designer, has joined Platinum Design, New York.Kevin Archer has joined The Ralston Group, Bend, Ore., as creative director.
Jamie Mambro has been promoted to senior V P-group creative director at HHCC/Boston. In addition, Rod Smith, James Overall and George Goetz have joined the agency as associate creative directors.
Renee Howley, formerly Ayer casting director, has joined No Soap Productions, a New York radio commercials production company.Steve Bautista has joined Ingalls Advertising, Boston, as senior VP-creative director.
Sean Looney, formerly at Bozell/New York, has joined Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer, New York, as a copywriter.
John Schaub, a copywriter, and Brooke Posard, a graphic designer, have joined Laughlin/Constable, Milwaukee.Michael Ouweleen, formerly at JWT/New York, has